3-D Scanning, Ancient Landmarks, and a Lesson in Resourcefulness

3-D Scanning, Ancient Landmarks, and a Lesson in Resourcefulness
Design

Dynasty Group Inc. is a Chicago-based engineering and land surveying firm that has been digitally recording and recreating historical sites and monuments. The firm uses GPS-enabled laser scanners to create 3-D point clouds; these are then overlaid with photographs taken by the surveying team, which act as an utterly realistic skin.

Simone Haruko Smith
  • 5 april 2010

Dynasty Group Inc. is a Chicago-based engineering and land surveying firm with some fascinating side projects. Since 2001, Dynasty Group has been digitally recording and recreating historical sites and monuments. The firm uses GPS-enabled laser scanners to create 3-D point clouds, which are then overlaid with photographs taken by the surveying team, which act as an utterly realistic skin.

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